• To enable students to learn basics of analysis of determinate structures.
• To enhance the skills of analyzing determinate structures under various loading conditions.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)
CLO: 1. To understand and apply the different methods of structural analysis and to determine forces and deflections in members of determinate trusses, frames, arches, and bridges.
CLO: 2. To analyze the determinate trusses and frames.
CLO: 3. To justify the analysis of assigned determinate structures.
CLO: 4. to measure force and deflections of the determinate frames in software using Finite Element Methods. (ETABs, SAP2000).
- Introduction to Structural Analysis
- Types of structures
- Structural idealization and loads
- Redundancy and stability of structures
- Method of joints
- Method of sections
- Method of moment and shears
- Graphical method
- Shear force diagrams
- Bending moment diagrams
- Axial force diagrams
- Influence lines for reactions
- Shear force and bending moment in statically determinate beams and paneled girders
- influence lines for member forces in pin jointed frames
- Calculation of maximum stress function (reaction, shear, bending moment, axial force) in these structures
- Basic considerations in analysis and design
- Moving loads on three hinged arches and suspension bridge
- Rotation and deflection of beams by moment area method
- Conjugate beam method
- Double integration method
- Castigliano’s second theorem
- Rotation and deflection of plane trusses and frames
- Principle of virtual work, unit load method, graphical method